LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - A Lake Charles mother is accused of leaving her young children home alone.
According to a news release from the Lake Charles Police Department, police said a witness told them about a 3-year-old or 4-year-old child outside without supervision that led them to find a 1-year-old also home alone.
A couple of hours later, police say their mother, Octavia Pichon, showed up.
Police said the children had been home alone for more than four hours.
Pichon was charged with child desertion.